Job Description

As the R&D Director you will be responsible for planning & execution of multi-disciplinary research and development projects. This will including, but not limited to: kinematic and dynamic modeling of bodies in motion and magnetically levitated flight, magnetically levitated robot flight and trajectory control, control systems design, robotic system design, signal processing, optics, electromagnetic design, sensing and actuation.
- Project scoping, budgetary planning, tasks scheduling, staffing and ultimate responsibility for technical leadership and oversight.
- Responsible for ensuring timely execution of projects, driving them to success, and reporting to upper management.
- Responsible for managing controls engineering support for design, manufacturing, field service and CIP activities.
- Develop and manage Research and Development process and tools for specific subsystems. You will assist with design, selection and implementation of tools and processes. Track project finances and budget. Generate forecasts, manage accruals, and track actual performance against the forecast.
- You will have approximately 5-7 direct reports.

Following job duties able:
• You will be responsible for planning and execution of multi-disciplinary research and development projects including, but not limited to: kinematic and dynamic modeling of bodies in motion and magnetically levitated flight, magnetically levitated robot flight and trajectory control, control systems design, robotic system design, signal processing, optics, electromagnetic design, sensing and actuation. This includes project scoping, budgetary planning, tasks scheduling, staffing and ultimate responsibility for technical leadership and oversight.;
- Responsible for ensuring timely execution of projects, driving them to success, and reporting to upper management;
- Responsible for managing controls engineering support for design, manufacturing, field service and CIP activities;
- Develop and manage Research and Development process and tools for specific subsystems;
- Assist with design, selection and implementation of tools and processes; Track project finances and budget; Generate forecasts, manage accruals, and track actual performance against the forecast.

Required experience:
Must have three years of experience developing controls for robotic manipulations and similar electromechanical systems, including trajectory planning, motion control and servo tuning algorithms, development of dynamic models, simulations in MATLAB/Simulink environment, and implementation of software on real-time platforms including modeling or control of magnetically levitated robotic systems. Must have experience leading and managing a team

Education Required:
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related field and three years of work experience in the field offered or related fields of robotics, mechatronics, modeling, and/or flight control.

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